In this class we will study infinitives of purpose.
For example: to swim
We went to the beach to swim in the ocean.
You can use a ‘to infinitive’ to express the purpose of an action (why you do something). Look at the two examples below.
I went to the mechanic to fix my car.
The infinitive of purpose answers the question ‘why?’
I went to the mechanic.
To fix my car.
- Why are you doing IELTS?
- Why do you usually use your phone?
- Why do you check your favourite website?
- Why do you go on holiday?
You can also listen to Sam answering these questions:
Remember to use infinitives of purpose in your speaking and writing and you will boost your grammar band score.
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